The barred doors of the cell of the past and the misunderstood assumptions present in the ones close to the heart insure the cell of the future is to be a sentence of life; For the crimes of memory and resentment is a prison and offers no escape and no parole, And the key is... Continue Reading →
The horned one appears in fire; fanning the flames of the past-- and the all consuming worship of self; at the cost of the beloved many. Two blades arise and as they point to the earth, they signal a caution of the fall and to be wary of repeating the past and the lust for... Continue Reading →
On any path to a new chapter there stands a wall. It rises from the asjes of the past and spans the width of the dreams it pushes against. My wall is constructed of used liquor bottles, broken hearts and dreams, paperwork and reports piled up, and shattered emotions from my loved ones. It's mortar... Continue Reading →
Stepping out of the usual haikus and short poems, I wanted to get something out into the world. I was recently given advice I am not going to take. It was given with the best of intentions and with a giving heart, but it was inherently wrong for someone like me. You see, I am... Continue Reading →
Awake so very early-- feeling, for once, at peace with how the book of my life is now being written. Chapters newly scribed, not repeated; Pages newly turned, not yellowed and moth-eaten; A binding no longer cracked and useless; A new tome with a new story to tell.
The rain is driving and beating me; it pelts me like a scorned lover and soaks me to the bone as blood soaks the soul, and with the same unmerciful guilt. Wherever I go, it is there; Whatever I do or choose, It lives-- and closes its' frigid grasp around my heart and tears it... Continue Reading →
When I was a boy, I would stand on my head a nd gaze at the deepest blue sky. Surrounded by grass as green as emerald fire, I would wait there, baffled as to why I could'nt just let go of Earth and tumble into the blue. @baffled#haikuchallenge
The damn cups keep showing up first and nine of them, of course, they're reversed so I'm either in love of stuff I don't have, or something I want, I a'int getting. Great. Thanks for the great start. Then, here we go again with the King of Swords, Sitting and grinning at me like a... Continue Reading →
The days roll by with dusk arriving as an early friend, but the days themselves seeming to linger longer when you are waiting for a special time to come. Time is like and Anchor to my soul; an Anchor I must pull and toil against to get to the goal that beckons, so hard and... Continue Reading →
The Star shines down upon a true rebirth and of newest hopes; A new Knight appears holding the cup to be filled, lifting it high to toast a new time of balance and strength; Whilst a Tower; wrapped in fire and chaos warns that change can be unstable and forbodes chaos if the path is... Continue Reading →
The Ram has slipped from the cleft and has fallen onto the ledge below that overlooks a desolation. He struggles to get to his feet...alone. He will have a mighty job to climb the rocks and, again, see the sun and the summit but now he lies in torment. He raises himself in pain, to... Continue Reading →
Three are drawn, open and ready to fill themselves with abandoned relationships and lost bonds; Two carved of wood appear, writing in words invisible that life is distrupted and made less through conflict; A mighty King arrives, his word drawn and held in a cold, unforgiving hand, saying " Woe to you...your inner frost will... Continue Reading →
We spent last night destroying one another; a family torn in four parts and never to mend it seems. Words, like daggers, thrown and stabbing deeply infecting each of us with the venom of spite, guilt, and rage This morning will not bring dawn but, instead, bring the darkness of silence and unsaid resentments. There... Continue Reading →
Why can't they just do what they need to? It's homework--not Rocket Science! Just do what you need to--PLEASE!!! It's ending my sanity- I just want to scream and drive around ALL THE TIME to get AWAY from the ENDLESS SCREAMING and constant WAR between us--- I have had ENOUGH of being the BAD GUY... Continue Reading →
In regards to our esteemed Leader of the "Free World", I state the following unreservedly and with full candor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZUDBWCJUhw&has_verified=1
The following represents the views and opinions of myself; any connection with individuals, living or orange; is purely non-coincidental and is, in fact taken directly from the list of grievances against a certain King at the time it was written....and apply now. As in, RIGHT NOW. Substitutions have been made to NOT protect the innocent... Continue Reading →
Stand Rise Climb Strain Attain Stress Violence Stress Anger Stress Rage Stress Disappointment Stress Dead-End "Enough!" Stress "I quit!" Stress Anxiety Falling Uncertainty Stress Anxiety Family Anxiety Responsiblity Anxiety Stress Failure Self-Loathing Stress Shame Anxiety Opportunity Hope Choosing Hopeful Beginning Renewal Risk Frightened Standing Rising Climbing....
Walking on the road away from the disheartened, wreckage of the past and it's memories and looking at life, again, with eyes on the horizon-- Inside my soul, a need for change and a lust for it's touch, as heated and impassioned as a first kiss at bedtime... I must make this new life come... Continue Reading →
With a dark promise, behind clouds of pewter and wisps of the trails of spirits, the moon rises and sets it eye upon the fields and furrows below; The trees, almost barren of the leaves of Summer twist and writhe in the cold , bleak wind and call out "Farewell" to the weary traveler who... Continue Reading →
The Ram finds himself with renewed spirits and finding his balance from the cleft to the rocks below; He is climbing still to new heights of unknown destiny-- but still he strides, onward and with hope towards the summit and horizon so close to his reach; and leaves the crags and peril behind him....